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Eleven years ago, Congress designated a portion of the International Space Station (ISS) as the latest and most amazing of America's National Labs. Concurrently, America embarked on a pathway that allowed for commercial services in the growing low-earth marketplace.

Dinner For Ten In Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: Dinner with everybody. Our new crewmembers Klim and Yulia work all day to shoot scenes for their movie, and our cosmonaut friends help them out a lot.

Thomas Pesquet: The International Space Station flying proud and looking good. So strange to see our ship from the outside!!

Focusing On Soyuz While Earth Zooms By

Thomas Pesquet: The would-be artist's touch: I played with some long exposures after the Soyuz crew redocked.

For centuries, humans have mined materials to build the tools we use every day, from batteries and cell phones to airplanes and refrigerators.

Four pepper plants growing in the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) aboard the International Space Station have sprouted several flowers in the past week since NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur shared photos of some of the first flowers blooming.

Thomas Pesquet: My first spacewalk without Shane is a wrap, more than happy to be with Aki though!

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov of Roscosmos concluded their spacewalk at 6:16 p.m. EDT after 7 hours and 25 minutes.

Growing Chili Peppers In Orbit

Megan McArthur @Astro_Megan Space Chile update: they're blooming🌸! I'm grinning!

Two Expedition 65 cosmonauts will soon exit the International Space Station for the second spacewalk in less than week to continue configuring a Russian science module. Meanwhile, two astronauts are gearing up for another spacewalk, while the rest of the crew conducts space research and lab maintenance.

First Spacewalk To Configure Nauka

Thomas Pesquet: Pyotr in the blue stripes doing his stuff at the base of the MLM module on the first spacewalk. They were connecting power and ethernet cables.

Node 2 Space Station 360

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes you on a tour of the International Space Station like no other.

The process for the joint 3D Organoids in Space project originated from the University of Zurich (UZH) researchers Oliver Ullrich and Cora Thiel.

Space: The Wooden Frontier

Humans have relied on forests and trees -- for shelter, food, and fuel -- from the earliest times.

When astronauts embark on long-duration missions in the future, crews will grow food to supplement what they can bring with them.

JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut and Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Soichi Noguchi is pictured in the International Space Station's Kibo laboratory module displaying plants grown for the Asian Herbs in Space space study.

Eating healthily benefits the human body, both on Earth and in space. Just as a healthy diet can help improve athletic performance, a healthy diet could help astronauts better adapt to the stresses of spaceflight.

NASA astronaut Nick Hague runs an analysis with the miniPCR hardware for Genes in Space-6 during Expedition 59. This experiment explored how space radiation damages DNA and how cells repair that damage in microgravity.

The International Space Station's "window to the world," the seven-windowed cupola, is pictured from a window on Russia's newest addition to the orbiting lab, the Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module.

In April 2021, Bumble, one of the free-flying Astrobee robots aboard the International Space Station, was put to the test to investigate a simulated anomaly.

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